North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will be in Boone today. The Governor will make his first visit to the High Country since his election to tour the historic Appalachian Theatre in Downtown Boone. 

JBS USA, Inc., a Lenoir, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye announced Thursday afternoon that a teenager who was missing has been found.

Lees-McRae President Barry M. Buxton has announced he will retire in May 2018.

The West Jefferson Walmart was evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb threat was phoned into the store.

A multi-agency investigation is underway to identify the source and nature of a petrochemical seep into the Watauga River near Foscoe, between Church Road and Riverside Farm Road.